Archive for February, 2008

Mason in the News

Posted: February 22, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Following are highlights of national news coverage Mason recently received.

Mason Facilitates Effort to Improve Access to Personal Health Records

Posted: February 22, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Over the last 24 months, Mason has facilitated the activities of the Northern Virginia Regional Health Information Organization (NOVARHIO), an independent corporation whose goal is to improve the health of those who live and work in Northern Virginia.

Men’s Basketball Downs Delaware, 70-58

Posted: February 21, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Patriots used solid defense and a big-time rebounding advantage to beat the Delaware Blue Hens, 70-58, in Colonial Athletic Association action on Wednesday.

Top That!

Posted: February 21, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Mason’s Student Centers and the Freshman Center have come up with an event to brighten the tail-end of winter.

Aspiring Scientists Summer Internship Program Accepting Applications

Posted: February 21, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

An exciting opportunity for high school and college students interested in exploring the cutting edge of science and medicine is available.

Patriot Center Gets Facelift

Posted: February 21, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Change is under way at the Patriot Center, Mason’s 10,000-seat arena for Mason basketball games, Commencement and a wide variety of performances and special events.

Barry Geisler at the Patriot Center

Mason Grad Students Awarded Cosmos Club Scholarships

Posted: February 20, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Five Mason grad students were recently awarded scholarships from the Cosmos Club of Washington, D.C.

New Exhibit Explores Collaborative Art Practice

Posted: February 20, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

A new exhibition sponsored by the College of Visual and Performing Arts will explore the activity of collaboration. In the visual arts, this involves an artist shifting autonomy to another professional artist, thus giving up or losing some control in the making of the art object.

Transitions

Posted: February 20, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

This periodic column highlights the comings and goings of George Mason faculty and staff, as well as promotions and job changes within the university.

Symposium to Examine Human Adversity through Archaeology

Posted: February 20, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Rarely is archaeological evidence used to debate human rights issues of slavery, oppression, revolt and conflict. But researchers hope to improve the welfare of struggling peoples around the world by illustrating the human experiences of the past.